Our College established in 1951, is one of the many educational institutions nurtured by PSG & Sons Charities Trust. The college is Government Aided, Autonomous, ISO 9001 certified and affiliated to Anna University.
Equipped with latest facilities and excellent infrastructures, the college offers a total of 48 full time and part time programs in Science, Engineering and Management at UG & PG levels. The institution has a strong alumni base, most of them occupying coveted positions in many educational, industrial and research organizations all over the world.
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PSG College of Technology also called PSG Tech or Tech in common, is an ISO 9001:2000 certified institute located in Coimbatore in the state of Tamil Nadu, India. It is regarded as one of the best Engineering institutions in India in par with the IITs. It was founded in 1951 by the Managing Trustee Sri G.R. Govindarajulu and the founder Principal Dr. G.R. Damodaran. It is named after Poolaimedu Sama Naidu Govindsamy Naidu (PSG). Under the leadership of Dr. G.R. Damodaran, the college nurtured the early entrepreneurs that ushered in the industrial revolution in Coimbatore. It was the first private engineering institution in Tamilnadu.It has been rated constantly among one of the top 10 colleges of India (engineering)
Among the various Under-Graduate and Post-Graduate programmes offered by the college, as many as 18 programmes were accredited in the year 1997 by the National Board of Accreditation of the All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE). The college was conferred the autonomous status by the University of Madras in the academic year 1978-79, which is continued by the Bharathiar University and subsequently by Anna University. This enables the college to frame its own curricula, update syllabi and introduce new courses as and when needed. The college is empowered to administer its own evaluation system.
The current Principal of the institution is Dr.R. Rudramoorthy. The various departments benefit from the expertise of more than 15 visiting faculty from other renowned institutions. Each department annually conducts at least one National / International Conference / Seminar / Workshop for effective dissemination of the latest technologies and research findings for the benefit of teaching faculty and the industries. On an average, five short term programmes on current topics of interest are conducted for the teaching faculty from other colleges with funding from AICTE / ISTE and other agencies.
The programmes of the college are recognized all over India and abroad. The college maintains close interaction with several R&D Institutions and institutions of higher learning in India and abroad, through institutional network programmes and collaborative research programmes. It also has close collaborative links with industries in the fields of Automotive, Aerospace, Defence, Textile, Machine Tools, Software Development and Consumer durables. The college also publishes an annual PSG Design Data Book which is widely used in India as the engineer's reference bible (similar in function to Mark's Standard Handbook for Mechanical Engineers in the US)
The college has consistently been ranked among top engineering schools in India. The following are some of the recently published rankings by major Indian magazines:
The infrastructure available in the institution for the pursuit of engineering education has been lauded with equal enthusiasm by alumni, prospective employers, educationists and policy makers. PSG Tech boasts of one of Tamil Nadu's finest libraries with rare volumes and technical journals that are updated every month/week. The library block is 3 floors and commands an awe inspiring infrastructure.
The advanced research laboratory and industry centers include:
The college has signed MoU with research organizations and industries in order to promote closer interaction with other institutions in the areas of technology development, training of students, curriculum updating and development of the state-of-art centres.
Various departments in PSG Tech organize year long academic activities in the campus. Most of the departments organize two day national conferences every year or every second year. Seminars and summer schools are also conducted.
PSG College of Technology has always been a beehive of activity all year round, opening up opportunities for students to showcase their technical as well as cultural progress. Cultural events conducted by the clubs like Tek Music, Dramatix, Youth Red Cross Society,Paathshala provide the students with the much needed break from the monotony of continuous classes.
The name PSG is synonymous with good placements. The institution achieves almost 100% placement all the years. It boasts of being the institution being visited by the most number of companies in India. The visiting companies include international majors Microsoft, Yahoo, Google, Nokia-Siemens, Goldman Sachs, Amazon, Nokia, Reckitt Benckiser, NetApp and other majors like Ashok Leyland, Larson and Toubro, IOCL, ONGC, Volvo, Renault, Nissan, Bosch, Motorola, HP, Cisco, Juniper, Oracle, IBM, Commvault, Analog Devices, De Shaw, Deloitte, Emc2, Philips Electronics. Software majors like Tata consultancy services, Cognizant, Infosys, Wipro and HCL also visit the campus.
Extracurricular Activities and Student Clubs
The apex of the hierarchy of student clubs at PSG Tech is occupied by the Students Union. Comprising a team of student office bearers, the Students Union represents the student community in official interactions with the college management. Apart from this, the Students Union organizes events of interest to the students all year round, including the intra and inter college cultural and technical festivals. Under the umbrella of the Students Union, there are several clubs catering to the interests of the student community.The clubs individually have club secretaries to manage the club with the help of Staff Advisers. The various other clubs are
All these clubs conduct regular events for the benefit of the student fraternity.